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Vox's coverage of the Academy Awards: Oscar predictions, analysis, winners, losers, key moments, and more.

Will Smith’s slap and Oscars ban, briefly explained

You can’t save the Oscars by making them sponcon

Two actors — and one major corporation — that broke boundaries at the 2022 Oscars

A night of chaos: 4 winners and 2 losers from the 2022 Oscars

How CODA managed to pull out a Best Picture win

One Good Thing: The movie you have to see if you loved Drive My Car

Stanley Nelson’s 3 decades of telling Black stories

One Good Thing: The messy, glorious music videos of Paul Thomas Anderson

3 Oscar nominees, one little-seen musical about cheerleaders

The Oscars can’t quite decide if they’re about America or the whole world

Your 9 biggest questions about the 2022 Oscars, answered

Why the Oscars are so weird about real people roles

The pandemic made live events surprising again

7 winners and 4 losers from the deeply eccentric 2021 Oscars

Best Picture winner Nomadland doesn’t just tell a story about America. It embodies it.

4 ways the 2021 Oscars made history

The 2021 Oscars have been shrouded in mystery. Here’s what to expect.

Breaking down the 2021 Best Picture nominees

Minari is America

Why Best Picture nominee Sound of Metal resonates

On Nomadland, the Oscars, and that Amazon question

Don’t sleep on seeing The Father, one of our favorite Best Picture nominees

Promising Young Woman’s explosive ending and Best Picture chances, explained

Mank is the most-nominated film at the Oscars. Should it win Best Picture?

Our mixed feelings about The Trial of the Chicago 7, explained

A guide to the Oscars’ Best Documentary nominees

A guide to the 2021 Oscars

The 2021 Oscar nominees set diversity records. The Academy’s massive growth is a key reason.

How Judas and the Black Messiah’s two lead actors wound up with supporting actor Oscar nods

6 winners and 3 losers from the milestone-laden 2021 Oscar nominations

A brief guide to the Oscars’ Best Picture nominees

Here’s the full list of 2021 Oscar nominees

The Golden Globes don’t “predict” the Oscars

Do the Oscars’ new rules mean no more movies about white people?

The 2021 Oscars are moving to April due to the pandemic. Should they?

What’s going to happen to the movies this year?

Parasite’s success is forcing a reckoning in Japan’s film industry

Long before Parasite, Bong Joon-ho was skewering bloodsucking social systems in 2006’s The Host

How to watch all 16 of the Oscar-winning movies

We don’t talk enough about animal suffering. That’s why Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscars speech matters.